James Marino, Michael Portantiere and Jan Simpson review Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of The Father. Jan catches us up with her reviews of Blackbird, Bright Star, Dry Powder and Kings. Michael is back from his visit to DC where he saw 110 in the Shade @ Ford’s Theatre, and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof @ The Round House Theatre. Listener Debbie Shrager calls in a review of I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey Milk. And finally we wrap up with Antlia Pneumatica at Playwrights Horizons, Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again, Red Bull’s production of School for Scandal at the Lucille Lortel, and Straight at the Clurman.
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JM + MP + JS: Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of The Father @ The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, through June 12, 2016
JS: Bright Star
JS: Dry Powder
JS: Kings @
MP: 110 in the Shade @ Ford’s Theatre, Washington, DC, through May 14, 2016
MP: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof @ The Round House Theatre, Bethesda, MD, through April 24, 2016.
Debbie Shrager: I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey Milk @ Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD, two performances only.
— Original Cast Recording of the world-premiere of Andrew Lippa’s I AM HARVEY MILK
The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus is joined by Andrew Lippa, Noah Marlowe, and Tony Award-winning soprano Laura Benanti.Recorded live at the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus 35th Anniversary Concert “Harvey Milk 2013” on June 26, 27 and 28, 2013.
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I Am Harvey Milk Original Cast Recording
The original cast recording of Andrew Lippa’s I AM HARVEY MILK was released today (October 11, 2013) in celebration of National Coming Out Day. This live recording is from the world-premiere performance by the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus and features Andrew Lippa, Tony award-winner Laura Benanti, and Noah Marlowe. Video Design by Andrew Lazarow.
Musical Rehearsal of “Rain Song” from 110 in the Shade @ Ford’s Theatre
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